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How To Exercise Options Fidelity?

How do I exercise an option in fidelity? Exercise your stock options to buy shares of your company stock, then sell just enough of the company shares (at the same time) to cover the stock option cost, taxes, and brokerage commissions and fees. The proceeds you receive from an exercise-and-sell-to-cover transaction will be shares of stock.

How do you exercise your options? To exercise an option, you simply advise your broker that you wish to exercise the option in your contract. If the holder of a put option exercises the contract, they will sell the underlying security at a stated price within a specific timeframe.

What time does Fidelity exercise options? Option Auto-Exercise Rules For example, if you own a call option with a strike price of $50, and the stock closes at $50.01 on the day your call expires, we will exercise your option. To prevent automatic exercises, please call us prior to 4:15 p.m. ET, on the last trading day of your options contract.